AUTOPHAGY

A Japanese cell biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi won the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 2016 for his research on how cells recycle and renew their content, a process called autophagy. (two Greek words: “auto” or self and “phagy” to eat.) After about 17 hours of fasting, these cells start eating the cells that are the ‘debris’ of the body.Continue reading “AUTOPHAGY”

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Why Are Humans So Fat?

Why are humans so fat? Because they eat FOR EVER, instead of for the moment. Or, they eat like there’s no tomorrow. Either way produces the same result: Eating more than the body NEEDS FOR NOW. Eating FOR EVER is a form of hoarding. It’s an addiction and because it results in progressive sickness it’sContinue reading “Why Are Humans So Fat?”

The Nature Of The Beast

When you gain weight you gain muscle and fat. When you lose weight you lose muscle and fat. So why do people get worried that they’re losing muscle plus fat when they lose weight? It’s the nature of the beast. It’s the nature of the beast to worry – about every action that creates changeContinue reading “The Nature Of The Beast”

YOUR FOOD IS YOUR COMFORT

THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD You’re not going to lose weight by eating what you always ate even if you eat less of what you always ate. Those patterns of what you always ate are entrenched in your mind. They are well established and won’t, because they can’t, move. Your eating patterns have become habitual.Continue reading “YOUR FOOD IS YOUR COMFORT”

CANOLA OIL DOES NOT COME FROM A CANOLA PLANT

IS CANOLA OIL BAD FOR YOU? https://shapedbycharlotte.com/is-canola-oil-bad-for-you/ Canola oil is highly controversial these days. Once beloved by all and used for many a boxed cake mix, it’s now avoided like the plague. Its bad reputation seems to have come out of nowhere, but is it deserved? Is canola oil bad for you? And is canolaContinue reading “CANOLA OIL DOES NOT COME FROM A CANOLA PLANT”

Sharon’s Law Of Absorption

Sharon’s Law Of Absorption Take too much zinc and your body goes into deficiency mode. Your body stops absorbing the zinc, any of it. Thus the deficiency is created. Solution: Don’t take more than your body needs. Take too much of anything and your body instinctively stops absorbing it. Back off. Why are you overContinue reading “Sharon’s Law Of Absorption”

EMPTY THE PANTRY now is good

Empty The Pantry Your fat is what needs to be used up so it doesn’t collect and become a forever suitcase you intuitively think you need in case of emergency which you know will happen because emergencies always do. It’s like using food product before it’s expiration date. Yes, I believe that there is anContinue reading “EMPTY THE PANTRY now is good”

Adverse Side Effect Of Pandemic – An Over Abundance Of Fat Gain

Some people find comfort and security in their fat. They carry it like a sign of abundance with their particular signature on it. They’ve got themselves covered, should they fall on hard times or hard times fall on them. It’s almost a pride thing. There’s something satisfying about patting or smoothing down a fatty thighContinue reading “Adverse Side Effect Of Pandemic – An Over Abundance Of Fat Gain”

Your Fat Body Is Telling You You’re Wrong

If you’re fat, your body is overloaded with nutrients and it’s trying not to absorb them all, because your body doesn’t require as much as you’re telling your body it does. Your body is telling you you’re wrong. The proof is in the fat. It’s storing what you don’t need, which means you’re on nutrientContinue reading “Your Fat Body Is Telling You You’re Wrong”

Big Butt Big Gut

I carry my weight in my middle. People don’t think I’m fat, because I’m not fat all over. I was a skinny lanky thin muscled kid. Kids in the neighborhood used to call be ‘bag a bones’. My mother thought I had a tape worm – because of my big appetite. Now it seems thatContinue reading “Big Butt Big Gut”

Build Muscle Instead Of Fat

Exercise till your mind is steady and your heart content. My questions: If fat can be interspersed within your muscle tissue, can muscle tissue be interspersed within your fat tissue? No answer. Can fat even be called tissue? Google: Is body fat considered a tissue? Adipose tissue, body fat, or simply fat is a loose connective tissue composed mostly of adipocytes.Continue reading “Build Muscle Instead Of Fat”

Coconut Oil Raises Risk Factors for Heart Disease

Coconut oil raises cholesterol levels, according to a meta-analysis published online in Circulation.  Researchers examined 16 publications that assessed the effects of coconut oil consumption on blood lipids and heart disease risk factors.  Consumption of coconut oil significantly raised total, LDL, and HDL cholesterol levels when compared to consumption of nontropical vegetable oils.  Results also showedContinue reading “Coconut Oil Raises Risk Factors for Heart Disease”

Adipose tissue | is an active endocrine organ

Adipose tissue (body fat) is crucial for health. Along with fat cells, adipose tissue contains numerous nerve cells and blood vessels, storing and releasing energy to fuel the body and releasing important hormones vital to the body’s needs. Alternative names for adipose tissue Fat; body fat Where is my adipose tissue? Adipose tissue is commonlyContinue reading “Adipose tissue | is an active endocrine organ”

Where Does Body Fat Go When You Lose Weight?

F-FC ClipBoard: Frankly, I thought it went out through the bowels and down the toilet. No? This is the second bit of news I found today on the net, that is new news to me. First, our fat has nerves and chats with our brains, and second, it leaves the body through sweat, urine, andContinue reading “Where Does Body Fat Go When You Lose Weight?”

A closer look at the nerves that slim down your fat cells | Science | AAAS

F-FC ClipBoard: Hey, I didn’t know fat had nerve cells that communicate to the brain and vice versa. What? You mean our fat can think? Our brains chat it up with our fat? How cunning. If there are nerve cells in fat, that means fat can feel pain. Wow. Do you have pain in your fat?Continue reading “A closer look at the nerves that slim down your fat cells | Science | AAAS”

Does eating fat make you fat? | Examine.com

Does eating fat make you fat? If you ingest more calories than you burn, it may be worse for your waist if those calories come from fat. If you ingest fewer calories than you burn, however, it doesn’t seem to matter much whether those calories come mostly from fat or mostly from carbs. Our evidence-basedContinue reading “Does eating fat make you fat? | Examine.com”

COWARDS EAT COWS. WHAT’S ON YOUR PLATE?

People want you to do what they’re doing. It makes them feel more comfortable if you’re as fat as they are, or at least if you’re dining out together, that you eat as much as they do. Or eat the same kinds of food. Or drink the same drinks. Smoke the same cigarettes, wear theContinue reading “COWARDS EAT COWS. WHAT’S ON YOUR PLATE?”

7/13 to 7/20 Stats Reviewed For AFC Rapid Fat-Loss Diet

7/13/2018 to 7/20/2018 Start weight = 162.5 – 157 = 5.5 lbs. total loss in two weeks 158.5 lbs. last week minus 157 lbs. now = 1.5 lb. fat-loss Total Calories for week = 7203.15 | per day average = 1029 Total Fat grams for week = 126.6 | per day average = 18.09 126.6 xContinue reading “7/13 to 7/20 Stats Reviewed For AFC Rapid Fat-Loss Diet”

How Much Fat Should You Eat Per Day?

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans suggest that 25 to 35 percent of your daily calories should come from fat. So, if you consume 1,500 calories on your weight-loss diet, you’ll want between 42 and 58 grams of fat daily; whereas a person eating 2,000 calories would consume between 56 and 78 grams of fat. Apr 26, 2018 I can list several other articles from Google search that writeContinue reading “How Much Fat Should You Eat Per Day?”

Scales and Mirrors (Part 5) ©

Two tablespoons to trim: oil that is. No more than that in any given recipe. Recipe, not serving. Why any? Because I know you won’t stick to none. I won’t either. And at times I’ll go beyond my own rule. Some oil/fat is probably good for you. It’s not because of all the reasons you’veContinue reading “Scales and Mirrors (Part 5) ©”

Scales And Mirrors (part 2) ©

Horrors. I had no idea. Of course I had no idea, I didn’t weigh myself. Sure my clothes were a little snug, a lot snug, but that “I’ll do it tomorrow’ mentality kept creeping in: the old procrastination trick so I can have today what I promise I won’t have tomorrow. THE LAST SUPPER –Continue reading “Scales And Mirrors (part 2) ©”

The CANNIBALIZING FACTOR -Animal vs Plant

THE CANNIBALIZING FACTOR When you cannibalize an animal you signal to your body-brain impending death, causing your body-brain to go into a fat-producing and fat-conserving mode, slowing all your bodily functions as a means to preserve and extend your life span. This is not the same as a slowed metabolic rate, such as inducing sleepContinue reading “The CANNIBALIZING FACTOR -Animal vs Plant”